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WARREN, Ohio -- Citizens and public officials in Trumbull County are looking for ways to bring oversight of Class II injection wells back to the local level.
During a meeting held Wednesday by Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith, and attended by county commissioners and about 50 residents, concerns were raised about safety and responsibility, particularly as it relates to the use of roads and bridges.
"The engineers office will not take a position either for or against oil-related activity," Smith began. "We're simply here to look out for our roads and bridges."
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Vallourec Star announced this morning that it plans to shut down its pipe and tube operations here for a three-week period effective in mid-February.
The company, which manufactures oil country tubular goods, or OCTG, pipe for the oil and gas industry, took the measure because of the declining oil and gas market.
"In response to the declining oil and gas market, Vallourec Star continues to adapt our operating plans to business demands," the company said in a statement. "The economic realities we are facing require additional action."
PITTSBURGH -- As a young reporter assigned to cover the energy sector for The Wall Street Journal more than a decade ago, Russell Gold enjoyed a front-row seat to the birth of a revolution that he says today is sweeping the world.
"I saw fracking from its very early stages," says Gold, senior energy reporter for The Wall Street Journal and author of The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World.
HOUSTON -- EV Energy Partners L.P. plans to sell its interest in the Utica East Ohio Buckeye midstream network in 2015, the company announced Monday.
The UEO system includes the Kensington cryogenic plant in southern Columbiana County and a fractionation plant in Scio, Ohio. Last year, the company sold its interest in Cardinal Gas Gathering Services, which collected gas from nearby wells and transported it to UEO's processing plants.